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Tax credit renewal packs being sent out, but phone lines are jammed

HMRC sends out first batch of tax credit renewal packs, but recipients furious to find helpline jammed

29 April 2015

Tax credits deadline extended - but you still need to renew

If you receive tax credits, you've only have a few days left to renew them, so do it now or your payments could stop

29 July 2014

Benefits shake-up: Universal credit trial begins

Universal credit, which replaces job seeker's allowance and other tax credits will be launched in four areas today

29 April 2013

MPs vote to limit benefit rises to 1%

A key vote to decide whether the annual increase in most benefits will be capped at 1% until 2016 will take place today

8 January 2013

Benefits to rise by less than inflation: full breakdown

The Government dealt a huge blow to benefit recipients this week by revealing a 1% rise for many

7 December 2012

Benefits 'may be linked to pay, not inflation'

Benefits may be linked to average pay rather than inflation, according to reports

18 September 2012

Benefits changes may push workers onto the dole

Retail workers could be better off on the dole because of tax credit changes brought in under the last Budget

11 June 2012

Charities want Government to help struggling families on childcare

Save the Children and the Daycare Trust have launched the biggest ever consultation on soaring childcare costs

10 May 2011